Tyrone woman faces up to 25 years in Peru jail if found guilty of drug smuggling

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michaellaThe family of a Tyrone woman – facing up to 25 years in prison in Peru – says they’re very concerned for her wellbeing.
20-year-old Michaella McCollum Connolly and a friend were arrested at Lima Airport on Tuesday – on suspicion of trying to smuggle 1.7 million euro worth of cocaine out of the country.
Michaella was reported missing by her family – after not contacting them for 12 days from her home in Ibiza.
Michael Russell – Ireland’s former honorary consul in Peru – says if found guilty – the women could face a minimum of 7 years in prison:



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